Analysis of Comprehensive Utilization of Coconut Waste

This paper describes and analyzes the coconut cultivation in China, and the current comprehensive utilization of waste resources generated during cultivation and processing of coconut. The wastes generated in the process of cultivation include old coconut tree trunk, roots, withered coconut leaves, coconut flower and fallen cracking coconut, mainly used for biogas extraction, direct combustion and power generation, brewing, pharmacy, and processing of building materials; the wastes generated during processing include coconut water, coconut coat, coconut shell and coconut meal, mainly used for processing beverages, pharmaceutical products, activated carbon, medium and feed. This paper analyzes and explores some problems in the process of comprehensive utilization of coconut waste in China, such as insufficient understanding, inadequate development and lack of research efforts, and finally puts forth the corresponding development countermeasures.


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Issue Date:
2013-10
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/160724
Published in:
Asian Agricultural Research, Volume 05, Issue 10
Page range:
84-87
Total Pages:
4




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